contract / noun, adjective, and usually for verb 15-17, 21, 22 ˈkɒn trækt; otherwise verb kənˈtrækt /


contract5 个定义

n. 名词 noun
  1. an agreement between two or more parties for the doing or not doing of something specified.
  2. an agreement enforceable by law.
  3. the written form of such an agreement.
adj. 形容词 adjective
  1. under contract; governed or arranged by special contract: a contract carrier.
v. 有主动词 verb
  1. to draw together or into smaller compass; draw the parts of together: to contract a muscle.
  2. to wrinkle: to contract the brows.
  3. to shorten by combining or omitting some of its elements: Contracting “do not” yields “don't.”
v. 无主动词 verb
  1. to become drawn together or reduced in compass; become smaller; shrink: The pupils of his eyes contracted in the light.
  2. to enter into an agreement: to contract for snow removal.
v. 动词组 verb
  1. contract out, to hire an outside contractor to produce or do.

contract 近义词

n. 名词 noun

agreement, deal

v. 动词 verb


v. 动词 verb

come to terms

v. 动词 verb

catch disease


  1. When that contract expired, the Secret Service signed another for 16 more nights, until April 15, according to copies of the contracts released by the Secret Service.
  2. From revised search warrant protocols to contracting social workers, the policy changes are a start but could go much further.
  3. They don’t have a ton of room to maneuver, either, with the contracts they’re still on the hook for.
  4. The relatively small Air Force contracts aren’t for the actual delivery of a finished supersonic aircraft.
  5. This is a questionable claim, because EU privacy law allows data transfers to anywhere as long as they are “necessary” to fulfill the contract between the user and provider—and the processing of emails is pretty fundamental for an email service.
  6. Michigan supposedly offered 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh a $42 million contract, which would him the highest-paid coach in the NCAA.
  7. A 1907 contract leases the plot of land to the Belgika corporation for five years, but it stayed for much longer.
  8. The Senate Intelligence Committee report says they secured a contract with the CIA in 2006 valued “in excess of $180 million.”
  9. I knew only that the hit was commissioned; the man who took the contract was a specialist.
  10. Meanwhile, Marino promises “radical changes” and vows to check every contract the city has—to see if they are valid.
  11. But for the most part property, contract and the coercive state were fundamental assumptions with the classicists.
  12. Though a minor cannot make such a contract, yet if property comes into his possession he must exercise proper care of it.
  13. It was claimed, as we have seen, that under free contract a man was paid what he earned and no law could make it more.
  14. The outlines of the contract they have sent me down, which I think is on very fair terms.
  15. He can act only as the agent of the other party when the terms of the contract are settled and he is instructed to finish it.